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Office of the Chief Operating Officer

The Office of the Chief Operating Officer is responsible for the underlying infrastructure of Tulane University in full support of the university’s academic mission and vision. Led by Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Patrick Norton, the office oversees all operational divisions of the university, including Finance, Facilities Management, Capital Planning and Real Estate, Human Resources, Information Technology, Business Services, Risk Management, Campus Police, Internal Audit and Emergency Preparedness, and Business Continuity. Explore our website to learn more about the divisions, staff, and strategic initiatives of the Office of the Chief Operating Officer at Tulane University.